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EM-12

EM-12

EM-12

Overview

Gain independence

The EM-12 is a combination of durable case and communication software that transforms a Microsoft Surface Pro into a speech generating device. It empowers those with communication and/or mobility challenges to access their tablet on the go.

Tobii Dynavox EM-12 with Snap Core First
Tobii Dynavox tablet icon

Tablet solution

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Simple

Tobii Dynavox Synthetic speech icon

Speech output

Touch access

Assistive communication

The EM-12 is custom-built for augmentative communication on the go.

Child using Tobii Dynavox EM-12 with TD Snap together with her mom

EM-12

The EM-12 is a durable case that snaps onto a Microsoft Surface Pro, transforming it into a touch screen speech generating device. Purpose-built for augmentative and alternative communication, the rugged case has a screen protector for added security. It comes with our symbol-based TD Snap app and text-based Communicator 5 software depending on your needs, or to enable progression from symbols to text as literacy skills evolve.


What’s in the box?

Tobii Dynavox EM-12 box

Apps & Software

TD Snap

A flexible AAC software offering a choice of solutions to meet different needs, complete with tools and resources.


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Communicator 5

An AAC solution designed to help literate individuals with language disabilities communicate more efficiently.


Communicate your way

Whether you’re an emerging, symbol-based or literate communicator, our pre-installed software lets you start at any point on your journey then adjust to your changing needs.

Kid using Tobii Dynavox EM-12 with TD Snap
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TD Snap

Offers caregivers and professionals a choice of AAC solutions to meet the needs of people with a wide range of speech and language disabilities. All page sets come with powerful tools and resources to help simplify and enrich communication.


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Communicator 5

Helps literate individuals with language disabilities communicate more efficiently by converting text and images into speech and offering e-mail, SMS, telephone, and control of the home environment.

Young woman using Tobii Dynavox EM-12 with EyeMobile Plus bracket and Communicator 5 in class

Additional apps & resources

Pathways for Core First logo

Pathways for Core First

A free companion app for TD Snap, packed with clear, simple advice to help you succeed with AAC.

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Accessible Literacy Learning (ALL)

An evidence-based reading program for nonverbal students accessible via touch, eye gaze and scanning.

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Boardmaker Student Center

An educational app where students of all abilities can access class material assigned to them.

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MyTobiiDynavox

A free, cloud-based resource for backing up customized Tobii Dynavox apps and sharing among your communication team.

Model

Tobii Dynavox EM-12

Tobii Dynavox EM-12


Tablet

Microsoft Surface Pro with Durable Case
and Communication Software


Size & Weight

Size

11.5" x 7.9" x 0.3"
(292.10 x 201.42 x 8.45 mm)

Weight

1.70 lbs (0.77 kg)

Durable Case

Dimensions

13.8" x 8.3" x 0.6"
(350 x 212 x 16 mm)

Thickness

0.4" (10.5 mm)

Weight

0.27 lbs (122 g)

Color

Black


Included Apps


Software

Operating system

Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit


Connectors

Connectors

1 × 3.5 mm Headset jack
1 × Full-size USB 3.0
1 × microSDXC card reader
1 × Surface Connect
1 × Mini DisplayPort
1 × Cover port

Buttons

1 × Power On
1 × Volume Up
1 × Volume Down

Camera

Rear-facing: 8.0 MP
Front-facing: 5.0 MP

Speakers

2 × 1.6 W

Microphone

2 × Digital Microphone


Connections

Internet Access

WiFi

Bluetooth

IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible
Bluetooth® 4.1 Technology

Sensors

Gyroscope, accelerometer, ambient light sensor


Hardware

Battery Run Time

Up to 4 hours, normal usage.
When idle, device lasts up to 11 hours.

Battery Charge Time

< 4 hours

RAM

8 GB


Full specifications

Find full specifications in the user manual: